Industry News Sally Walmsley 22/03/2024

NRLA podcast: New research on landlords and the economy and change on the way for EPCs

In this month's episode of NRLA podcast Listen Up Landlords presenters NRLA CEO Ben Beadleand Richard Blanco examine new research showing smaller landlords in the PRS contribute £45billion to the UK economy, and support almost 400,000 jobs.

The report, by PwC, was commissioned by the NRLA in partnership with Paragon Bank and Ben and Richard are joined by Paragon’s Mortgages Managing Director, Richard Rowntree to discuss the findings, along with landlord Suzanne Smith of the Independent Landlord blog.

Catherine Behdad, of the NRLA’s landlord support team, discusses the calls the association has been receiving on rental reform, and the team is also joined by Andrew Parkin of the Property Energy Professionals Association (PEPA) who talks about upcoming changes to the way EPCs are calculated.

He outlines what the changes will look like, and what they will mean for landlords.

Listen via the NRLA website here, or tune in on your preferred streaming service.

If you enjoy the show, please spread the word on your social media channels using the hashtag #listenuplandlords.

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ACCREDITATION: You can now pick up a CPD point to be used towards NRLA accreditation by listening to the podcast. To log your point, visit the accreditation dashboard in the ‘Your Account’ section of the NRLA website. Select ‘Other’ then ‘NRLA Podcast’ from the dropdown menu.

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To read a full transcript of the show click here.

Sally Walmsley

Sally Walmsley Magazine and Digital Editor

Sally is the Magazine and Digital Editor for the NRLA. With 20 years’ experience writing for regional and national newspapers and magazines she is responsible for editing our members' magazine 'Property', producing our articles for our news site, the weekly and monthly bulletins and editorial content for our media partners.

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